The Museum has re-OPENED with COVID-19 safety protocols in place.
We will be posting updates on this site & our social media platforms.
Both the Museum and our Osa’s Ark Museum Store are open daily at 111 North Lincoln Ave, Chanute, KS USA 66720:
Tuesday – Saturday  10am-5pm
We are closed Sundays + Mondays throughout the year and on the following holidays:
New Years, Christmas Eve & Day, Easter, Independence Day & Thanksgiving; early closure on New Years Eve

Adults $6
Seniors & students aged 13 to college $4
Students aged 6-12 $3
Children under age 6 are FREE with an adult chaperon

The Museum is accessible to people with disabilities.

Tours of the Museum are conducted by our professional staff upon request with at least TWO WEEKS NOTICE PLEASE.
We have a very small staff at this non-profit museum, but for pre-arranged groups we can offer tours:
Tuesday-Saturday, from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00.

The Museum consists of four main touring areas including the Johnson Exhibition and the Selsor Gallery on the second floor and the Oceania Exhibition, Imperato African Gallery and the 30-seat Snark Theater on the first floor. For Museum tour reservations or to ask specific questions to help us best serve your group’s needs, please contact the Museum at: 620-431-2730 or by email at Discounts for pre-arranged tours: students aged pre-school to college FREE, adults $4

For the safety of its holdings, no food may be brought into the Museum. Picnicking may be done in a neighboring park. Several parks in the area can accommodate large tour groups. For information on PARK availability, please contact the Chanute Parks and Recreation Department at (620) 431-4199. Also, a list of area restaurants is available at the Museum.

Visitors are encouraged to take photographs and make video recordings in the Museum for their personal use. Publication, broadcast or other distribution or commercial use of any photographs or videos, including any on this website, is prohibited without the express written permission of the Martin and Osa Johnson Safari Museum.

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